Minnesota Administrative Rules
Pollution Control Agency
7082 - LOCAL ISTS PROGRAMS
7082.0010 - PURPOSE AND INTENT.

Universal Citation: MN Rules 7082.0010
7082.0010 PURPOSE AND INTENT.
Subpart 1. Effect.

The proper location, design, installation, use, and maintenance of subsurface sewage treatment systems (SSTS) protects the public health, safety, and general welfare by the discharge of adequately treated sewage to groundwater.

Subp. 2. Authority.

In accordance with the authority granted in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 103F, 103G, 115, and 116, the Pollution Control Agency provides the minimum standards for local SSTS ordinances and administrative programs. The agency offers these standards to reasonably ensure proper permitting, inspection, and operation of SSTS.

Subp. 3. Local ordinances; construction.

Local ordinances referencing individual sewage treatment rules issued by the agency shall be construed to mean rules governing both individual subsurface sewage treatment systems and mid-sized subsurface sewage treatment systems, as defined in parts 7080.1100, subpart 41, and 7081.0020, subpart 4.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115.03; 115.55

History:

32 SR 1413

Published Electronically:

March 11, 2011

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